June 18, 2020

Who Would Jesus Infect? A large Pentecostal church in rural northeast Oregon has been linked to the state’s largest COVID-19 outbreak. Associated Press reports:  A church in rural northeastern Oregon is now the epicenter of the state’s largest coronavirus outbreak, as 236 people tested positive for the disease, authorities said Tuesday. … The largest outbreak, which was first made public Monday, is associated with Lighthouse Pentecostal Church in Union County. Fox News reports: A church in northeast Oregon has been… Read more

June 16, 2020

Thoughts and Prayers: Franklin Graham is furious after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal law prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. On the landmark ruling that federal protections prohibiting job discrimination because of sex includes LGBT individuals, the Associated Press reports: The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects gay, lesbian and transgender people from discrimination in employment, a resounding victory for LGBT rights from a conservative court. The court… Read more

June 16, 2020

Racism for Jesus: Atlanta Megachurch Pastor Louie Giglio is facing criticism after arguing that slavery should be seen as a “white blessing” because it provided “the framework for the world that white people live in and lived in.” The Ledger-Enquirer reports: Georgia pastor draws backlash after suggesting slavery was a ‘white blessing’ Louie Giglio, pastor of Passion City Church in Atlanta, was met with criticism this week after citing “the blessing of slavery” for providing the framework for the privileges… Read more

June 12, 2020

Deplorable: Rewarding his conservative Christian base, President Donald Trump has eliminated protections against discrimination in health care for LGBTQ people. Associated Press reports: The Trump administration Friday finalized a regulation that overturns Obama-era protections for transgender people against sex discrimination in health care. The policy shift, long-sought by the president’s religious and socially conservative supporters, defines gender as a person’s biological sex. The Obama regulation defined gender as a person’s internal sense of being male, female, neither or a combination…. Read more

June 12, 2020

Petition For Change: An online petition asking the Department Of Homeland Security and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to declare the KKK a terrorist organization has gathered over a million signatures. Newsweek reports: An online petition demanding that the Ku Klux Klan be listed as a terrorist organization has gained more than one million signatures in just four days. The Change.org petition is demanding that the white supremacist hate group be formally listed as a terrorist organization by the government…. Read more

June 11, 2020

Deplorable: Ohio Senator Steve Huffman speculates that “the colored population” not washing their hands may be the “explanation” for rising rates of COVID-19. New York Daily News reports: Ohio state senator blames coronavirus pandemic on ‘colored’ people not washing their hands Dayton Daily News reports: During a hearing on whether to declare racism a public health crisis, state Sen. Steve Huffman, R-Tipp City, asked if “the colored population” is hit harder by the coronavirus because perhaps they don’t wash their… Read more

June 11, 2020

Disappointing: After posting a series of anti-trans tweets, J.K. Rowling has become an unlikely leader in the right wing assault on transgender people. Media Matters reports: Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling’s anti-trans tweets are being used as fodder for hateful misinformation by right-wing media and anti-LGBTQ groups. Rowling had lamented trans-inclusive language and suggested that acceptance of trans identities would erase cisgender women’s “lived reality.”  In fact, Rawling has become a hero for many conservatives after her recent and repeated… Read more

June 10, 2020

Black Lives Matter: NASCAR has announced they are banning the Confederate flag at all events and properties.  NBC News reports: NASCAR announced on Wednesday it would ban Confederate flags from its events, two days after the only black driver in the league’s top series called on NASCAR to make the change. The flag will no longer be allowed at races or displayed at any NASCAR properties, the league said in a statement posted to its Twitter account. Announcing their decision… Read more

June 10, 2020

The truth hurts: New York Police Union President Mike O’Meara is angry because people are actually reporting on and protesting against police brutality. Newsweek reports: New York Police Benevolent Association Mike O’Meara railed against the way the New York Police Department had been treated by the media and lawmakers in a Tuesday news conference. Protests against the death of George Floyd while in the custody of Minneapolis police officers have occurred in New York City… NYPD officers were caught on… Read more

June 8, 2020

Perverse Pundit: Controversial conservative Candace Owens gets paid to say what white supremacists want to hear. The fact that the racist propaganda is coming out of the mouth of a pretty black woman only makes it sweeter for her twisted supporters. Currently Owens is making headlines after smearing George Floyd, the black man who was recently murdered by police in Minnesota, sparking days of international protest against police brutality under the flag of Black Lives Matter. Speaking about Floyd on… Read more

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